The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Graceful Degradation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Graceful Degradation
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 429 414
Rank change year-on-year +35 -15  
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.022% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.026% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -46.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Graceful Degradation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16775 19211 17566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.14% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12076 13900 12358
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 196 244
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.95% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Graceful Degradation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Graceful Degradation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Graceful Degradation in London

Graceful Degradation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Graceful Degradation in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Graceful Degradation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Graceful Degradation.

1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) HTML5
4 15 (83.33%) CSS3
5 13 (72.22%) MVC
5 13 (72.22%) jQuery
6 11 (61.11%) TDD
7 10 (55.56%) OO
7 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
8 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
9 8 (44.44%) Wireframes
9 8 (44.44%) Ajax
9 8 (44.44%) Web Development
10 7 (38.89%) C#
10 7 (38.89%) .NET
10 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
10 7 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (38.89%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
11 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 6 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (33.33%) React
11 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 6 (33.33%) Java
11 6 (33.33%) SQL Server

Graceful Degradation
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (16.67%) Hazelcast
2 3 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Grunt
2 5 (27.78%) gulp
3 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 4 (22.22%) Mocha
4 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
6 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (5.56%) Bower
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) HTML5
4 15 (83.33%) CSS3
5 13 (72.22%) jQuery
6 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
7 8 (44.44%) Ajax
8 7 (38.89%) .NET
8 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
8 7 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 6 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (33.33%) React
9 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (27.78%) Node.js
10 5 (27.78%) RESTful
11 4 (22.22%) Dojo
11 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
12 3 (16.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 3 (16.67%) Online Games
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) webOS
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
6 8 (44.44%) Web Development
6 8 (44.44%) Wireframes
7 7 (38.89%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Mobile First
10 4 (22.22%) BDD
10 4 (22.22%) DevOps
10 4 (22.22%) Kanban
10 4 (22.22%) Mobile Development
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 3 (16.67%) Coaching
11 3 (16.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) ES6
5 2 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Apigee